Voice Recognition Funnies

I have a private blog that I use to catalog the books I've read and my unfiltered thoughts about them, collect favorite passages from my reading, and gather interesting new words I come across. I was experimenting with the WordPress.com mobile app and my tablet's built-in voice recognition software last night to dictate a book … Continue reading Voice Recognition Funnies

A Dash of Inspiration – and 3 e-books – from WordPress.com

I follow Hot Off the Press, WordPress.com's blog, and today, a post popped up that I thought I would pass along. Need a little help with establishing a writing routine, or just need some topics to write about? Perhaps you're interested in photo-blogging? Maybe you'd like more people to find your blog and read it … Continue reading A Dash of Inspiration – and 3 e-books – from WordPress.com

The $64,000 Question: WordPress.com or WordPress.org?

This might possibly be one of the best, easiest to understand, and most thorough explanations on the differences between WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress (aka, WordPress.org) that I’ve read.

One of my fellow Happiness Engineers at Automattic wrote this – check it out!

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If you’ve been using WordPress.com for very long, you’ve likely run into some variation of the grand “com v. org” debate. And it’s possible that any explanation you received raised more questions than it answered. So, what’s the deal with the two WordPresses? What are the advantages of one over the other?

To explain this clearly, it helps if we go into a bit of history, so gather round children, and I shall tell you the tale of WordPress.

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Just Write: Distraction-Free and Motivated Writing

Writing is Hard Work Let's just acknowledge from the get-go that while writing can look easy, it really requires effort, focus, and determination. Sometimes, it's just plain hard work. Face it - if you're a writer, you probably spend just as much time (if not more) caving into distraction rather than facing that blank page … Continue reading Just Write: Distraction-Free and Motivated Writing